I never thought I would live to be this old.
Billy Graham – Nearing Home
I was thumbing through a brand new book by the celebrated Evangelist Billy Graham just the other night. I remember Graham from the time I was a little boy and watching him on television. Charismatic and a powerful speaker he’s lived an amazing life and has preached to more people than any other in history, an estimated audience of more than 2.2 billion! Early in his career he was offered a lucrative network television contract that would have made him a millionaire several times over, but turned it down to continue his ministry. Billy Graham is hugely popular and ranked 7th on Gallup’s list of most admired people for the 20th century.
Graham celebrated his 93rd birthday yesterday and his latest book Nearing Home shares his personal experience of growing old and teaches valuable lessons on how to view our time here on Earth. It got me to thinking…. (more…)